A member asked:

Is a gaba supplement safe to take for anxiety? does it have side effects? can it make depression worse? looking for a safe alt to benzos.

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Dr. Ralph Wolf answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Has your treating professional done a sufficient trial of either Cymbalta, BuSpar, (buspirone) or Prozac? All of these medications are approved for the treatment of anxiety and are not benzodiazepines.

Answered Apr 24, 2015



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